Journal Article

Expert Elicitation: Using the Classical Model to Validate Experts’ Judgments

Feb 2, 2018 | Abigail Colson, Roger M. Cooke | pp. 113-132
Environmental Economics Topics
Upcoming Seminar

Book Launch: "Confronting the Climate Challenge: US Policy Options"

Mar 2, 2018 9:00 AM EST

This new book presents a unique framework for evaluating the impacts of a range of climate policy options in the United States, for both the economy overall and particular household groups, industries, and regions.

Climate Change
Journal Article

Using Production Incentives to Avoid Emissions Leakage

Oct 26, 2017 | Karen L. Palmer, Dallas Burtraw, Anthony Paul, Hang Yin | pp. 45-56
Climate Change
Working Paper

Do Discrete Choice Approaches to Valuing Urban Amenities Yield Different Results Than Hedonic Models?

Feb 8, 2018 | Paramita Sinha, Martha L. Caulkins, Maureen L. Cropper | 69 pp.
Valuing climate amenities using a discrete model of household location choice results in greater values for warmer winters and cooler summers than a hedonic model.
Environmental Economics Topics
Blog Post

The Facts on Fracking: A Podcast with Daniel Raimi

Feb 7, 2018 | Peter Nelson, Daniel Raimi
In this podcast, RFF’s Daniel Raimi gives a balanced and accessible view of oil and gas development, drawing on both scholarly literature and his travels to every major oil- and gas-producing region in the United States.
Energy and Electricity
Past Webinar

Understanding Induced Earthquake Activity in Oklahoma

Feb 7, 2018 Video

A new paper in Science by RFF’s Roger Cooke and coauthors Thea Hincks, Willy Aspinall, and Thomas Gernon provides a clearer picture of the causal relationship between wastewater disposal and the state’s increased seismic activity.

Energy and Electricity
Blog Post

New Study Offers Guidance for Reducing Induced Earthquake Risk in Oklahoma

Feb 2, 2018 | Peter Nelson
A new paper in Science coauthored by RFF’s Roger Cooke provides a clearer picture of the causal relationship between wastewater injection depth and seismic activity, and offers guidance to regulators seeking to cost-effectively reduce earthquake risk.
Energy and Electricity
Journal Article

Oklahoma’s Induced Seismicity Strongly Linked to Wastewater Injection Depth

Feb 1, 2018 | Thea Hincks, Willy Aspinall, Roger M. Cooke, Thomas Gernon | 9 pp.
Energy and Electricity
Blog Post

RFP: Retrospective Studies of Regulatory Performance

Feb 1, 2018 | Richard D. Morgenstern, Arthur G. Fraas
Resources for the Future is now accepting proposals for research on the measurement of the outcomes of federal environmental regulation.
Blog Post

Could Outdoor Recreation Benefit from Climate Change? A Podcast with Casey Wichman

Jan 31, 2018 | Peter Nelson, Casey J. Wichman
In this podcast, RFF Fellow Casey Wichman discusses recent research with Nathan Chan on how warm weather days affect outdoor recreation. The study employed a dataset of 27 million bike-share trips within 16 North American cities.
Climate Change